Daniel Worthy - Father - Geek - Web Developer

Work Experience

I'm considered a backend and front end developer. I really enjoy working in the middle where I can work with data and do visual work with it. I've taken agile training from ASPE SDLC Training. I have experience in both agile and waterfall methodologies.

Technology Architect- Rockfish Interactive - May 2013 - Present
  • Primarily responsible for understanding which new technologies to utilize and then bringing the rest of the technology organization up to speed to implement
  • Develop building-block code libraries that be applied across various projects to drive efficiency
  • Provide technical standards direction, both internally and externally via boards and alliances
  • Best practice documentation and sharing across Rockfish
  • Define code reviews and help roll them across Rockfish; assist in highlighting what needs to be fixed, why it should be done differently, and defining why a different approach is needed
  • Promote code quality and technical thinking via mentorship of less-experienced developers
  • Determine approach at front of assigned projects; write new algorithms and approaches to solve hard problems
Sr. Web Developer - Rockfish Interactive - April 2011 - May 2013
  • Primarily develop websites using C# in .Net MVC
  • Research and implement new technologies in projects
  • Develop Websites keeping scalability and reusability of code in mind
  • Ensure quality coding standards in projects
  • Collaborate with project/account managers to collect requirements and develop project estimates
  • Responsibilities from Dev II and Dev I
Web Developer II - Rockfish Interactive - November 26, 2009 to April 2011
  • Primarily develop websites using C# in .Net MVC
  • Design databases for projects
  • Setup websites in IIS on load balanced servers
  • Dev I
Web Developer I - Rockfish Interactive - November 26, 2007 to November 26, 2009
  • Primarily developed websites using VB in .Net Forms
  • Work on tasks assign to by team lead
  • Work on maintenance items for pre-existing websites
  • Participate in site Q/A
  • Learn additional technologies to expand expertise

I have experience in the following languages/platforms

  • VB
  • C#
  • .Net
  • WPF
  • Azure
  • Silverlight
  • Javascript
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • HTML (HTML5)
  • CSS (CSS3)
  • PSD to HTML

Frameworks I'm familiar with

  • Vanilla JS
  • jQuery
  • jQuery UI
  • jQuery Mobile
  • Backbone.js
  • Underscore.js
  • Microsoft MVC (2,3,4)
  • Linq to SQL
  • Entity Framework
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Knockout.js

Currently Learning/Studying

  • Windows 8

Business Apps I have experience with

  • VS 2008, 2010 & 2012
  • Vim
  • IIS 7, 7.5 & 8
  • VSS
  • TFS
  • SVN
  • Mercurial
  • Git
  • Photoshop
  • Eclipse and Aptana
  • SQL Server 2008
  • Office 2010
  • Redmine

APIs/Social plugins I am familiar with implementing

Relevant Hobbies/Activities

  • Technology Blogging
  • NWA Dot Net User Group
  • Writing jQuery Plugins

Education / Awards

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - University of Arkansas 2007
    • Major - Small Business Management, Minor - Information Systems
  • Eagle Scout - BSA Troop 107 - 2001